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[UK] The Tobacco Industry

Tobacco industry sponsorship of the arts is unacceptable: – Because the tobacco industry was responsible for 100 million deaths in the 20th century and current predictions are that it will kill one billion people in the 21st. – Because smoking is a m
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:38
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31 Health Groups Urge Congress to Reject Appropriations Proposals to Weaken FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The bill includes a provision that would exempt so-called “large and premium” cigars from FDA oversight and block the FDA from implementing a pending rule extending its oversight to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigars, unless such cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:21
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30 Health Groups Urge President Obama to End Delays and Issue Overdue Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

Expressing alarm about repeated delays that have endangered the health of children, 30 leading public health and medical groups today urged President Barack Obama to promptly issue a final rule providing for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 13, 2016 23:27
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[Asia, Korea - South] Cigarette warning labels spark questions about fairness

According to industry officials, it is unfair to force such graphic labels on cigarettes but not onto other harmful products such as alcohol. “We have no choice but to follow the law once it’s implemented, but the images are overly graphic, beyond the po
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:09
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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Poll: Most Want Compromise on Michigan Smoking Ban / Michigan group proposes amendment to “one of the strictest smoking bans in existence.”

86% want a compromise on Michigan’s statewide smoking ban, according to a recent poll conducted by Ban the Ban Michigan. “We already knew this law was unpopular,” says group spokesperson Sheri Woody, who owns the City Lounge in Romulus. “Now our poll sho
PR MediaRelease
added Apr 4, 2016 15:44
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[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47
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[Asia, China] Tobacco official rules out shock smoking warnings

SHOCK pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs on cigarette packets do not fit in with “Chinese cultural traditions,” an official of China’s state-owned tobacco monopoly said yesterday. Authorities in the world’s biggest cigarette consumer want to rein in a wid
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Health minister firm as tobacco industry resorts to new tricks

manufactures on Saturday started distributing leaflets of the future packs – as they would like to see them -- with the graphic warning in the lower part. Lawmakers, anti-tobacco activists, and journalists reacted to those leaflets at a programme on Sat
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58
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[Europe] Anti-tobacco lobby urges MEPs to reject Philip Morris deal

Politicians and activists fiercely opposed to the tobacco industry are trying to persuade MEPs to speak out against renewing an EU anti-smuggling agreement with multinational Philip Morris International (PMI). The centre-left socialists, the second-large
EUobserver.com
added Mar 3, 2016 23:33
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